Álvaro Gago

Spain 14 min Catalan premiere Fiction


Saturday. Nightfall. The ball travels fast across the court. Lucía leaves handball training and sets off to pick up her brother under the lights of a city she thinks she knows.


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Álvaro Gago

(Galicia, 1986) He graduates in Audiovisual Communication and Music in Spain, studies theatre in Chicago and filmmaking in London. His most recent short film Matria was awarded the Short Film Gran Jury at Sundance Film Festival. Currently, he is editing Trote, his first feature film.

Filmography: Matria (curt, 2017), Bombolles (curt, 2015), Curricán (curt, 2015), Doremi (curt, 2011)

Álvaro Gago

Film information

Original Title: 16 December
Director: Álvaro Gago
Script: Álvaro Gago
Contact: Josep Prim
With: Cris Iglesias, Javier Valcarce, Fran Pérez, Diego Abal, Ruth Boente, Martín Duplá
Country: Spain
Year: 2019
Format: Digital
Length: 14 min
Language: Galician, Spanish
Subtitles: Spanish
Edition: 2020